Below is an inventory of my personal Anglo-Saxon and Old English library. I’m always looking for more books on the subject and the list ensures that I don’t duplicate anything I already have. Abebooks, Alibris, eBay, and  Oxbow Books are dangerous places…

Books (Anglo-Saxon)

  • Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, The; Rutledge 1996; ed. M. Swanton Anglo-Saxon Military Institutions on the Eve of the Norman Conquest; Clarendon Press 1962; C. Hollister
  • Anglo-Saxon Shield, The; Tempus Publ. 2002; I. Stephenson Anglo-Saxon Thegn: 449-1066 AD; Osprey 2001; M. Harrison, G. Embleton
  • Anglo-Saxon Weapons and Warfare; Tempus Publ. 2001; R. Underwood Anglo-Saxons, The; Penguin 1991; ed. J. Campbell, E. John, P. Wormald
  • Archaeology of the Early Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms, An; Routledge 1988; C. J. Arnold
  • Bayeux Tapestry, The: A Monument to Norman Triumph; Prestel USA 2000; W. Grape Beowulf; W. W. Norton & Co. 2001; ed. S. Heaney
  • Blackwell Encyclopaedia of Anglo-Saxon England, The; Blackwell Publ. 2000; ed. M. Lapidge
  • Bloodfeud: Murder and Revenge in Anglo-Saxon England; Oxford Univ. Press 2003; R. Fletcher
  • Cloth and Clothing in Anglo-Saxon England, AD 450-700; Council for British Archaeology 2005, P. Rogers
  • Cult of Kingship in Anglo-Saxon England, The; Manchester Univ. Press 1999; W. Chaney
  • Dictionary of English Place-Names, A; Oxford Univ. Press 1991; ed. A. Mills
  • Dress in Anglo-Saxon England: Revised and Enlarged Edition; Boydell Press 2004; G. Owen-Crocker
  • Early Anglo-Saxon Art and Archaeology; Oxford at the Clarendon Press 1936 (1st ed.); E. Leeds
  • Engliscan Gesiðas Geferena Handboc, Ða; Ða Engliscan Gesiðas 1991-1998
  • Greater Anglo-Saxon Churches, The: An Architectural-Historical Study; Faber 1962; E. Fisher
  • Harold: The Last Anglo-Saxon King; Sutton Publ. 2000; I. Walker
  • History of the English People 1000-1154, The; Oxford Univ. Press 2002; ed. D. Greenway
  • Introduction to Anglo-Saxon England, An; Cambridge Univ. Press 2003; P. Blair, S. Keynes
  • Northanhymbre Saga: Anglo-Saxon Kings of Northumbria; BCA 1992; J. Marsden
  • Sword in Anglo-Saxon England, The; …; H. Davidson
  • Wordhoard: Anglo-Saxon Stories; Farrar Straus Giroux 1969; J. Walsh, K. Crossley-Holland

Books (Old English)

  • Concise Anglo-Saxon Dictionary, A; Univ. of Toronto 1984; J. Hall, H. Sewn, H. Meritt
  • First Steps in Old English; 1999 (2nd ed.); S. Pollington
  • Guide to Old English, A; Blackwell Publ. 2002 (6th ed.); B. Mitchell, F. Robinson
  • Invitation to Old English and Anglo-Saxon England, An; Blackwell Publ. 1995; B. Mitchell
  • Wordcraft: New English to Old English Dictionary and Thesaurus; Anglo-Saxon Books 1999; S. Pollington


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